Why See Amelie?
AmeliE finally makes her Broadway appearance!
Back in 2001, the world fell in love with Amelie. The lead character in Jean Piere Jeunet's wildly imaginative film of the same name, she gadded about her very own Paris, falling in love and helping others in a uniquely charming way. Now 16 years later, Amelie comes to the stage in this glorious new adaptation from Craig Lucas, Daniel Messe and Pam Mackinnon. Bubbling with mischievous joy and heart, this coming of age tale is likely to be a treat for all ages.
Premiering in August 2015 at Berkley Rep with Les Miserables star Samantha Barks as the titular ingenue, Amelie won rave reviews for its crackling wit and charm as the films original breathtaking cinematography is translated to the stage with simple but stunning sets, beautiful folk inspired music by Daniel Messe and even puppetry! Taking on the lead role for this production is the Tony-nominated Phillipa Soo (Hamilton).
The Fabulous Destiny of Amelie Poulain
Amelie is the story of a young woman who has built a whole imaginary world around her to deal with her loneliness, being the only child of eccentric and over protective parents. When she leaves home to become a waitress, her fantasies are projected onto the streets of Paris as she sets about touching peoples lives with her sweet, but sometimes misguided schemes.
One day she discovers a mysterious photo album and the resulting adventure changes her life forever!
Previews from: 9 March 2017
Opening night: 3 April 2017
Recommended for ages 10+
Cast and Creative
Phillipa Soo as Amelie
Adam Chanler-Berat as Nino
David Andino as Blind Beggar/Garden Gnome
Randy Blair as Hipolito
Heath Calvert as Lucien/Lug
Alison Cimmet as Amandine
Savvy Crawford and Audrey Bennett as Young Amelie
Manoel Felciano as Raphael
Harriett D. Foy as Suzanne
Alyse Alan Louis as Georgette/Sylvie
Maria-Christina Oliveras as Gina
Tony Sheldon as Collignon/Dufayel
Emil Afton, Destinee Rea, Paul Whitty, Trey Ellet and Jacob Keith Watson
Book by Craig Lucas
Music by Daniel Messť
Lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Daniel Messť
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